AN ACT AUTHORIZING AN ODD-NUMBERED BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES NOT TO EXCEED 9 MEMBERS IN THE TOWN OF BOXFORD.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding section 10 of chapter 78 of the General Laws, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the elected board of library trustees of the town of Boxford may consist of an odd-number of members not to exceed 9. The members shall serve for alternating 3-year terms.
SECTION 2. Upon the effective date of this act, the board of library trustees shall increase from 6 to 7 members and the board of selectmen of Boxford may appoint a single member to serve until election of a 7th member at the next annual election at which the office can appear on the ballot. Any further increase or decrease in the size of the board of library trustees shall be made consistent with section 2 of chapter 41 of the General Laws.SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved September 24, 2009.